Current Affairs: National Girl Child Day is celebrated on 24 January. The day aims to create awareness about the rights of the girl child in India. It aims to improve the condition of girls in society.
The day aims to provide support and facilities to the girls of the country in every respect. It also aims to create awareness about the inequalities, discrimination, exploitation faced by the girls in the society.
The National Girl Child Day was instituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Government of India in 2018. The days focuses on creating awareness about the importance of girl education, nutrition, and health. The central government has taken various measures to support women in the country.